Belize Fishermen Cooperative Association Gets Donation

The Belize Fishermen Cooperative Association has received assistance from the United Nations Development Programme. During ceremonies this morning, Chairperson of the Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme, Velda Aguet, presented a cheque valued at $20,300.00 to Chairman of the BFCA, Allan Bevans Green. This is the third disbursement for the Capacity Building for Self Sustainability Project, for which a total grant of $98,600.00 has been awarded. The goal of this project is to support community-based biodiversity conservation, through human and technical capacity building for the Association and its member cooperatives.